Galion City Council Hosting Meet and Greet
Jun22

Galion City Council Hosting Meet and Greet

The doors of the Galion Municipal Building will be open wide on Monday evening, as Galion City Council hosts an open house. Actually styled as a “Meet and Greet,” the event will be an opportunity for Galionites to meet and speak with their ward and at-large representatives. As was noted at a recent meeting of Council, three new members and a new Council President have joined the body since the beginning of the year. The latest, First...

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Council Tables Police Attendance Resolution
Dec12

Council Tables Police Attendance Resolution

Galion City Council meetings, like most meetings of government bodies in so-called “lame duck” periods, tend to be somewhat shorter from mid-November through the end of the year. And true to that trend, five of pieces of proposed legislation on the agenda were considered in relatively short order. Two additional measures, however, generated some discussion, in part as each was presented to Council without going through committee and...

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Fair Housing, Pool, Financial Matters, and Streets
Nov27

Fair Housing, Pool, Financial Matters, and Streets

Galion City Council considered a variety of measures at their second November meeting, moving ahead with matters as diverse as road repaving, alley vacations, and a new Financial Recovery Plan, while listening to updates on fair housing and the Heise Park swimming pool. The meeting began with a required presentation on fair housing issues offered by Dale Hartle, President of the Ohio Regional Development Corporation. The ORDC, based...

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Final Election Results Released
Nov20

Final Election Results Released

On Monday of this week, the Crawford County Board of Elections conducted and released its Official Canvas of votes in the November 5 General Election. No Galion race results were changed in that count, however final tallies were made which incorporated votes postmarked by Election Day and received later. These numbers were as follows for contested races and for the Galion City Schools levy rtequest: MAYOR David Dayne 565 Tom O’Leary...

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Five Year Forecast, Budget, and Utility Rate Changes Discussed
Nov15

Five Year Forecast, Budget, and Utility Rate Changes Discussed

As the numbers were reviewed at Thursday evening’s meeting of Galion City Council’s Finance Committee, the forecast appeared to call for sunny skies, albeit with good chance of a pop-up thunderstorm. It’s not certain at this point, however, in terms of how wet we’ll be over the next five years. The Committee spent the evening with Belinda Miller, representative of the Ohio Auditor, who led the group on a fund-by-fund analysis as...

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